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Alerts and Announcements

Phishing Alert: Fraudulent Email Attempts to Steal Recipient’s Personal Information

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 4:37pm

Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting faculty and staff that purports to be from the University but originates from an outside source. It is likely that the intent of the scammers is to gain access to the recipient’s Pitt accounts, as well as obtain information for use in stealing the person’s identity.

Phishing Alert: OneDrive Shared Document Scam

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 2:06pm

Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting the University that claims to contain a link to a recipient’s document in OneDrive. The link leads to a malicious website, which asks for the user’s name and password. This scam may appear to originate from a pitt.edu email address or from outside the University.

June Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 4:43pm

Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for June that affect Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and more.